Managing AI use in telecom infrastructures

Telecom infrastructures are of vital importance to society. More and more applications depend on well-functioning, reliable and always available telecom services. The Dutch Radiocommunications Agency (Agentschap Telecom) oversees these in the Netherlands. The emergence of Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications has not only fundamentally changed the nature of the telecom sector …

Public roaming Wi-Fi: secure and convenient hot spots

Yesterday, the municipality of Amsterdam officially launched its initiative for public, secure Wi-Fi hot spots basic on public roaming. Over the course of 2019 I have (through Dialogic) been involved in this project, first in designing the pilot project, and subsequently in executing it. Even with highly capable 4G mobile …

The COBRA fibre optic cable between the Netherlands and Denmark

TenneT and Energinet.dk have recently started work on realizing a 326 kilometer long undersea HVDC (high voltage, direct current) cable between the Netherlands and Denmark. Following advice of Dialogic, this cable will have a fibre optic cable attached. The cable is expected to enter service beginning 2019. On the Danish side, …

The creative industry and the future internet

Between 2012 – 2014, I participated in the SPECIFI project (as consultant at Dialogic). SPECIFI is an acronym for ‘Smart Platforms Enabling the Creative Industry for the Future Internet’, which is broadly speaking also the project’s goal. We develop software, hardware and services that allow the creative industry to explore new ways …

Measuring the information society using big data

How can we take advantage of big data (1) to improve the availability of currently existing global ICT statistics, amd (2) to improve the measurement of the information society? The opportunities for using big data in the context of ICT statistics production are in combining a big data source with a …

The Dialogic Platform

The Dialogic Platform enables Dialogic to provide innovative online services based on research and consultancy. The platform not only supports sharing of quantitative research results (‘dashboard’) but also enables real-time linkage, processing and gathering of data. A few unique properties of the Dialogic Platform are: Integrated, real-time workflow from data …